Marty Poff, 49, of Kansas City, Kansas and Brandy Sport, 38, of Jefferson City are in custody after a vehicle pursuit that led deputies through Eastern Audrain County and into Pike County.

According to a press release from the Audrain County Sheriff, at approximately 2:55 a.m., Wednesday deputies obtained information from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office that a silver four door impala was traveling eastbound on Highway 54 from the Audrain/Callaway County line which had been involved in a pursuit with their deputies after the discovery the vehicle had stolen license plates attached to it.

At approximately 3:16 a.m., Wednesday Audrain County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted the vehicle near Laddonia and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop traveling northbound on Highway 19 to Highway 54.

The pursuit ended on Highway U in Pike County. Poff and Sport were taken into custody without incident. Upon their arrest, Poff and Sport were found to have in their possession controlled substances as well as drug paraphernalia. The silver four-door passenger car involved in the incident was further found to be stolen from Kansas City, Missouri. Poff and Sport were subsequently transported to the Audrain County Jail.

Poff was arrested for tampering with a motor vehicle, driving while suspended, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, resisting arrest, possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition he was arrested on a Wyandotte County, Kansas arrest warrant for probation violation on the original charge of distribution of methamphetamine.

Sport was arrested for tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of heroin, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.